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Feb 15, 2013 2:00pm EST
. they are even more ferociously committed to the legacy. the problem is what does the government do, because it is responsible for this reply -- for these libraries. >> see details challenges as a former director of the nixon library. >> the house of home and security oversight -- witnesses include james gilmore and officials with the government accountability office. the report highlights government programs and agencies that may be vulnerable to fraud, waste and abuse, and mismanagement. this is just over 90 minutes. >> the committee on homeland security, somebody on oversight and management and efficiency, will come to order. the purpose of this hearing is to examine the efficiency of this department of home and security and how widely the are spending taxpayer dollars. let me begin by extending a warm welcome to the other members of the subcommittee. i am looking forward to working with the ranking members as we both share a commitment to u.s. border security and ensuring our board agents -- ensuring our border agents receive the support they need to protect homeland. also look forward t
CSPAN
Feb 15, 2013 10:30pm EST
, a lot of these congressmen who have been in government for a while, and some of the new ones are doing the job that they were sent there to do. they are representing the constituency from where they are from. the democrats do the same. i know we have differences on both sides of the aisle, but i believe that being able to -- being able to work together and coming together as a nation and congress has a lot to do with barack obama as the president. he was reelected. he needs to be in the white house. he needs to lead this nation. he does not need to be out in campaign mode. that is all i have seen from barack obama. campaign, speech -- let's get everybody in the white house, and let's get things done. guest: a couple of points -- we hear this from constituents, that they are frustrated that they are not seeing the leadership. what he is saying really plays into that. leaders are team builders. they know how to bring people forward to find consensus. the president's speech the other night was all about the president and about his plans. it was not about the items that are on the wrong tr
CSPAN
Feb 11, 2013 8:00pm EST
. the not of the state of the government but of our american community. therefore, set forth responsibilities to form a more perfect union. the state of the union is strong. >> as we gather tonight, our nation is at war. our economy is in recession, and the civilized world faces unprecedented danger is. yet the state of our union has never been stronger. >> it is because of our people that our future is helpful -- hopeful. and the state of our union is strong. >> president obama delivers this year's address with the preview program at 8:00 a.m. eastern. tuesday night on c-span, c-span radio, and c-span.org. >> president obama awarded the medal of honor to clinton romesha. this is half an hour. ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states and mrs. michelle obama, accompanied by medal of honor recipients staff sgt clinton romesha. ♪ ["hail to the chief"] >> let's pray. eternal god, from whom we come to whom we belong, and in whose service we find peace, such as written to be found in the spirit of truth and justice. on yourselves. the you men of valor -- of valor. be ready for the
CSPAN
Feb 11, 2013 10:00am EST
in mandatory spending than we do in the appropriation process in government. and you know that the anguish we go through every year on appropriations. we need to bring down our mandatory spending. the best way to do that is to bring down the cost of healthcare which would reduce not only medicaid and medicare cost, but also the cost to our economy of healthcare. and working on those proposals. then we can save money on the military side which we have the overseas contingency operations which reflects the military operations in afghanistan which are at a high level. they are going to be reduced, we are going to have our troops out in 2014 plus in today's threat against america which is more of the terrorist type rather than another country trying to abate us we can organize our oversees operations in a more efficient way. we should be able to do enough deficit reduction without the type of cuts for our discretionary spending particularly on the domestic side. and we should do it in a way that allows to us continue to invest in what will create the jobs we need for our economy, by educating our
CSPAN
Feb 15, 2013 8:00pm EST
the sequester cuts that would go into effect next month and the temporary solution to fund the government did it will impact the size and readiness of the u.s. army forces. he made his remarks at the brookings institution. this is over an hour. >> good morning, everyone, and on behalf of brookings and our center for 21st century security, we're honored to have the chief of staff of the army, general ray odierno, to speak. you are aware of the challenges of the budget process and our future military planning as well as current operations. no one could be more distinguished and a more thoughtful person to discuss these matters than general odierno, who is a friend of brookings and the broader defense community for a long time, and he has been a distinguished servant in our nation's military and defense throughout that time. he took the fourth infantry division to iraq and presided over its operation, directed its operations in the first year of the iraq war. then he returned as the multinational force corps commander and was along with david petraeus and ryan crocker one of the key three americ
CSPAN
Feb 12, 2013 6:00am EST
of reduction in government spending. did you give us your sense of how you think it might play out and what the implications might be for the economy? given the fact that consumer spending is still probably about 70% of the gdp, the implications for the consumer? >> i think sequestration, the worst aspect of sequestration is not the overall cut. because we know we need to trim spending and we need to cut or change the trajectory of our spending going forward, predominantly entitlement spending -- medicare, medicaid, and social security. without that, i do not they will ever get our budget under control and at some point we will be downgraded by the other rating agencies and that some pulled the we will start to see interest rate increases and the people that hold our debt around the world less interested in holding it at very low interest rates. all of this will affect the u.s. economy. that having been said, when i look as sequestration, i do not look at the cuts per se impact the economy in a negative way. it will not help growth in the short term, but it has offsetting factors which medi
CSPAN
Feb 12, 2013 1:00am EST
and what kind of revenue is throwing off and expenditures the federal government experiences, things like disaster things like the disaster in new jersey and new york. now the basic numbers that the committee for responsible federal budget came up is to get us on a path that is declining in terms of debt as a share of our gross national product requires a package of $5 trillion in total. we have done roughly $2.65 trillion. that does not count the continuing resolution from 2011 that could be argued as counting as well. if you look at cbo's most recent numbers, that is about the size of the package you need, somewhere in the $5 trillion range, to get this debt going down as a share of our economy. we are still having a debt at the end of the time of 70% of gdp. that is 100% of gdp as a gross debt. the guideline is what bowles- simpson would have done. it would have done significantly more. >> i am going to close on the point that that question reminds us, which is simpson- bowles can out two years ago, and it recommended we saved $4 trillion, and some progress has been made, but the passa
CSPAN
Feb 18, 2013 10:00am EST
to be sitting in the same place i was a couple of years ago going to the government and saying we need -- i would like to see a process of sector management that was much more market-driven. incentive options will continue to work. the secondary market works in a little bit of a smoother way than it does now. >> you look at the growth rate in patent usage -- in data usage, we are seeing 50% rate on an annual basis. there is no slowing down. there is this insatiable hunger for more capacity, faster speed -- cable has a long feature of being able to speed up. withre from this year's the future of cable, spectrum use, and more tonight on "the communicator's." next, a look at bullying. the summit focused on a holistic approach to address bullying, including social and emotional learning and character building. they talked about the successes in their own school district and how teaching tolerance and passion is effective in reducing bullying. this is about two hours. >> good morning. thank you so much for being here. it is indeed a pleasure and an honor to stand before you today. i would like t
CSPAN
Feb 16, 2013 6:00am EST
. the problem is what does the government do, because it is responsible for these libraries, when you have a flawed president? >> tim nattali, sunday night at 8:00. this morning, cedric leighton discusses the reduction of troops in afghanistan to 3400. troops in afghanistan to 3400. later on,
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